There’s a powerful force for change in America, says Christian leader Serene Jones, but powerful forces oppose it. It’s a battle that is as much spiritual as political.
To change the world, says Jan Willis, we need hope. And hope grows from nonviolent actions, no matter how small.
In a seemingly divided America, political “centrism” is gaining popularity. But, from a Buddhist perspective, Buddhist teacher Ethan Nichtern argues, centrism is actually a kind of extreme.
He was more than just the “civil rights leader” he is remembered as today. Martin Luther King, Jr., was one of America’s greatest moral philosophers.
After the Muslim ban was instituted, Buddhist scholar and priest Jeff Wilson vowed to renounce his attendance at conferences in the USA. As a society, he says, it is imperative that we stop hiding behind borders.
In June, Tenzin Dorjee was unanimously elected as chair of the commission.
David Ige — one of America’s most prominent Buddhist politicians — on immigration, climate change, and compassion in governance.
Without compassion, everyone is worse off. Zen teacher Roshi Joan Halifax comments on the Trump administration’s family separation policy.
Six Buddhist teachers interpret the outcomes of Tuesday’s election through the lens of Buddhist wisdom.
Lion’s Roar editor-in-chief Melvin McLeod introduces “Mindful Politics,” a new collection of teachings and commentary speaking to our troubled times.